There are many factors that affect how well your heart functions, including lifestyle habits, age, and family history.
Dominican Hospital’s nationally recognized heart and vascular program provides the most comprehensive cardiac services in the Monterey Bay area. We deliver a wide range of advanced cardiac care treatments, innovative procedures including minimally invasive robotic surgery and cardiac valve repair, as well as diagnostic technology, preventive education and cardiac rehabilitation programs. At Dominican Hospital, you can trust our expert doctors, cardiac specialists, nurses, and staff to help keep your heart beating strong, and prevent problems from developing.
If your physician recommends a procedure for you, you can rest assured that state of the art cardiac care is available right here in our community. Dominican Hospital provides a full range of cardiac interventions and procedures as well as minimally invasive and comprehensive surgical services.
Dominican Hospital offers minimally invasive and comprehensive surgery options for your cardiac vascular care. Our state of the art operating rooms and newly dedicated hybrid cardiovascular operating suite ensure that emergencies, as well as routine procedures, can always be accommodated. Learn More
Dominican Hospital’s new comprehensive heart surgery operating suite enables our team of radiologists, cardiologists and heart surgeons to work seamlessly alongside each other—in the same room, at the same time. The advanced technology offers enhanced treatment of complex heart diseases. The result is shorter surgeries, reduced hospital stays, lower infection risk, faster recovery and fewer follow-up procedures.
For cardiac emergencies, Dominican’s Cardiovascular Intervention Lab is available 24/7 with highly specialized cardiac caregivers and staff experienced in the diagnoses and treatment in complex heart procedures. Dominican is the designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center for Santa Cruz County and a Joint Commission certified Chest Pain Center. Through a partnership with local EMS, the Dominican Hospital Emergency Room team gathers patient information from the field so that a cardiac care team can be ready when the patient arrives. Our emergency care includes:
Helping you live a healthy life is just one of our goals at Dominican Hospital. If you’ve suffered a heart attack or had a life-saving procedure like heart surgery, our cardiac rehabilitation program can help to get you on the right track.
For heart attack, angioplasty, stent, heart failure and surgery patients, our cardiac rehabilitation team offers a safe, monitored environment for patients to regain their strength and confidence. Cardiac rehabilitation programs are customized for individual needs and led by clinical exercise physiologists and specially trained nurses.Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation